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Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Have you ever noticed the softness of a kitten's feet? — they are like raspberries to hold in one's hand.

  • You don't change people's hearts by making them suffer. You harm yourself as well as them.

  • She, like Toppie, had drunk tears night after night; she had seen the truth and been shattered by it; and she, like Toppie, was built up again.

  • Rebels are the people who refuse the seen for the unseen.

  • One doesn't love any of the things of Summer as much as one does the things of Spring.

  • But if you've ever had a mother and if she's given you and meant to you all the things you care for most, you never get over it.

Anne Douglas Sedgwick, U.S.-born English writer

(1873 - 1935)

Full name: Anne Douglas Sedgwick de Sélincourt.